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Tiz 500mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Tiz 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is used to treat infections of the liver, stomach, intestines, vagina, brain, heart, lungs, and skin.

Tiz 500mg Tablet is also used in the treatment of dental infections, leg ulcers and pressure sores. This medicine should be taken with food, at the same time each day to get the most benefit. The amount you are advised will depend on what you are being treated for and how bad it is, but you should take this antibiotic exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your symptoms may get better after a short time but do not stop taking it until you have finished a full course of treatment, even if you feel well. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive, and the infection may come back. Do not drink any alcohol while taking this medicine and for some days after stopping it. Otherwise, you may get unpleasant side effects like nausea, vomiting and stomach pain.

The most common side effects of this medicine are headache, dryness in mouth, nausea, and a slight metallic taste in the mouth. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. You can try using sugarless candies or lozenges to overcome any dryness or metallic taste in the mouth.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medicine or have any kidney or liver problems or any disease of the nervous system. Your doctor may change the dose or prescribe a different medicine. This medicine should not be taken if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless it is absolutely necessary and prescribed by your doctor.

Side effects of Tiz Tablet

Common
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Metallic taste

How to use Tiz Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tiz 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Tiz Tablet works

Tiz 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Tiz 500mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tiz 500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CAUTION
Tiz 500mg Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
If a single dose of Tiz 500mg Tablet is used, it is recommended to hold breastfeeding for 12-24 hours to allow the removal of the drug.
Driving
UNSAFE
Tiz 500mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Tiz 500mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or sensation (e.g. numbness or weakness). This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tiz 500mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tiz 500mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tiz 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tiz 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Tiz Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tiz 500mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Tiz 500mg Tablet treats infections caused by bacteria and parasites.
  • It may also be used to prevent infections following surgery.
  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • Tiz 500mg Tablet used in a high dose or for a prolonged time increases the risk of side effects such as nerve damage. Take it only as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not drink alcohol during or for 2-3 days after treatment with this medicine. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache.
  • Inform your doctor if you have  liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Can Tiz be taken with food?

Yes, taking Tiz with food reduces the chances of stomach pain, vomiting, and diarrhea, which you may experience if Tiz is taken empty stomach.

Q. Can I stop taking Tiz if I start feeling better?

No, it is common to feel better early in the course of therapy. But, take the medicine as per your doctor’s advice to cure your condition completely. Suddenly stopping Tiz is not associated with any unpleasant reactions.

Q. Can I continue breastfeeding while taking Tiz?

No, do not breastfeed while taking Tiz. Moreover, you should avoid breastfeeding for 3 days after you finish the course. Consult your doctor if you have any further questions.

Q. Are there any warning signals associated with Tiz which indicate that I should discontinue it immediately?

Serious side effects are very rare with the use of Tiz. However, you should consult your doctor immediately if you notice difficulty in breathing, fits or seizures or swelling of eyelids, face, lips or tongue.

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